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1957 Porsche 356 A Widebody Speedster Replica by Fiberfab

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  • Last bidTag$11,250
  • Ended
    Wed, Nov 29, 2023
    8:40 pm UTC
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  • ViewsEye outline15,392
  • LocationPin outlineCollege Station, Texas
Mileage11,132 Miles
Engine1.8-Liter Flat-Four
Addenda and Errata

*Please note: additional photos of the undercarriage have been added to the photo gallery.

*Please note: a photo of the small nick in the driver’s door panel has been added to the photo gallery.


Founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche, the eponymous Porsche brand has evolved into a symbol of automotive excellence. Renowned for its nimble sports cars, Porsche has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation and performance. With iconic models like the 356, the brand has left an indelible mark with unique and fun to drive vehicles. A standout moment in this legacy is the 1954 introduction of the Porsche 356 Speedster, a lightweight sports car designed for the American market that quickly became synonymous with driving pleasure.

With Speedster values climbing throughout the 1980s and 1990s, FiberFab International gained prominence for crafting affordable fiberglass Speedster replicas based on air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles. These replicas captured the essence of the original design and provided enthusiasts with an accessible driving experience reminiscent of the iconic Porsche Speedster.


  • Based on and titled as a 1965 Volkswagen

  • Porsche 356 A Speedster Widebody Replica by Fiberfab

  • CheetahWrap “Mint” colored wrap with a ceramic coat over a black upholstered and carpeted interior with bucket seats

  • Recent reupholstery of the dash and doors

  • Air-cooled 1,835cc flat-four engine with dual 40mm carburetors built by GEX International rated at approximately 100 horsepower

  • Recent engine reseal with a new starter

  • Polished 16 inch American Racing aluminum wheels

  • Nardi steering wheel

  • Four-wheel disc brakes

  • Offered with 11,132 miles at the time of listing, thought to be the total since completion


  • Recent install of a MBT-RX JL Audio receiver and JL Audio C2 speakers

  • Roll bar

  • Lap belts

  • VDO gauges

  • B&M shift handle

  • Dual cup holders

  • Passenger compartment Speedster storage box

  • Black vinyl boot cover

  • Porsche badging

  • Porsche and Stuttgart grille badges

  • Headlight grilles

  • Leather hood and decklid straps

  • Front and rear bumper “nerf bars”

  • 12 volt electrical system

Known Imperfections

  • Small nick in the driver’s door panel

  • Fiberglass body nicks at the base of the door frame

  • The boot cover has been dyed black however some of the previous red is showing through

  • The windshield wipers worked when purchased but are physically not on the windshield at the moment. The consignor is unsure if they are still operable post-wrap.


  • Three retro-styled dashboard gauges

  • Four-speed shift knob

Ownership History

Based on and titled as a 1965 Volkswagen, this 1957 Porsche 356 A Replica with body by Fiberfab was purchased by the consignor on 19 August 2022. Since their purchase, the dash and doors have received fresh upholstery, the stereo unit has been replaced with a unit from JL Audio, and the starter has been replaced along with an engine reseal. In February 2023 the car was sanded and wrapped in Mint colored CheetahWrap along with a ceramic coating.


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